In The Age Of Swing
Opening Gala
Wed, Jul 24, 8:00 - 10:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
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OFAM 2019 Title Sponsor
OFAM 2019 music director Chuck Redd and his Festival big band launch our 10 day celebration of The Swing Era with a rich sampling from the entire festival:classic big band hits, vocal features, and small group numbers that together a set of numbers not programmed for any other Festival show, will make for a thrilling, densely-packed overview of the Era and its brilliant and innovative practitioners. Look for classics from Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, the Dorsey Brothers, Duke Ellington, and more.
Event Personnel
Chuck Redd, director, drums, vibes
Vocalists
Shirley Andress, vocals
Siri Vik, vocals
Michael Stone, vocals
Musicians
Will Anderson, reeds
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
James Zollar, trumpet
Glenn Griffith, trombone
Matt Hettwer, trombone
Ted Rosenthal, piano
Matt Witek, drums
Frank Vignola , guitar
Tom Wakeling, bass
Program
SET I
 Let's Dance
(1935)
Words by Fanny Baldridge - Music by Gregory Stone, Joseph Bonine
 Flying Home
(1939)
Words by Sid Robin - Music by Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman
 A String Of Pearls
(1941)
Words by Eddie DeLange - Music by Jerry Gray
 Sentimental Journey
(1944)
Words by Bud Green - Music by Les Brown, Ben Homer
 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
(1932)
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington
 Mood Indigo
(1931)
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard
 'S Wonderful
(1927) Funny Face
Words by Ira Gershwin - Music by George Gershwin
 Star Dust
(1927)
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Body And Soul
(1930) Three's a Crowd
Words by Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton - Music by Johnny Green
 Drummin' Man
(1939)
Music by Gene Krupa
 Loch Lomond
(1841)
Words & music by traditional Scottish
 Opus One
(1943)
Words by Sid Garris - Music by Sy Oliver
SET II
 Kinda Dukish
(1962)
Music by Duke Ellington
 Rockin' In Rhythm
(1931)
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington, Harry Carney
 A Smo-o-o-oth One
(1941)
Music by Benny Goodman, Charlie Christian
 Memories Of You
(1930) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Eubie Blake
 Air Mail Special
(1941)
Music by Benny Goodman, Charlie Christian, James Mundy
 A-Tisket A-Tasket
(1938)
Words by Ella Fitzgerald, Van Alexander
adaptation of A Tisket, A Tasket
 I Know Why
(1941) Sun Valley Serenade
Words by Mack Gordon - Music by Harry Warren
 Gotta Be This Or That
(1945)
Words & music by Sunny Skylar
 All Or Nothing At All
(1940)
Words by Jack Lawrence - Music by Arthur Altman
 In The Mood
(1939)
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Joe Garland
uses melody of Tar Paper Stomp
 Goodbye
(1935)
Music by Gordon Jenkins
 One O'Clock Jump
(1937)
Music by Count Basie
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
traditional Scottish, -
Van Alexander, -
Arthur Altman, 1910-1994
Fanny Baldridge, -
Count Basie, 1904-1984
Barney Bigard, 1906-1980
Eubie Blake, 1883-1983
Joseph Bonine, -
Les Brown, 1912-2001
Hoagy Carmichael, 1899-1981
Harry Carney, 1910-1974
Charlie Christian, -
Eddie DeLange, 1904-1949
Duke Ellington, 1899-1974
Frank Eyton, 1894-1962
Ella Fitzgerald, 1917-1996
Joe Garland, 1903-1977
Sid Garris, -
George Gershwin, 1898-1937
Ira Gershwin, 1896-1983
Benny Goodman, 1909-1986
Mack Gordon, 1904-1959
Jerry Gray, -
Johnny Green, 1908-1989
Bud Green, 1897-1981
Lionel Hampton, 1908-2002
Edward Heyman, 1907-1981
Ben Homer, 1917-
Gordon Jenkins, -
Gene Krupa, 1909-1973
Jack Lawrence, 1912-
Irving Mills, 1894-1985
James Mundy, -
Sy Oliver, 1910-1988
Mitchell Parish, 1900-1993
Andy Razaf, 1895-1973
Sid Robin, 1912-1985
Sunny Skylar, -
Robert Sour, -1985
Gregory Stone, -
Harry Warren, 1893-1981
Ticket/Venue Info
In The Age Of Swing Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
AA39.00  35.25  33.25  31.25  19.50 
A35.00  31.50  29.75  28.00  17.50 
B30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  15.00 
C25.00  22.50  21.25  20.00  12.50 
Jaqua Concert Hall
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Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000

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